Networking your home computer system is not as complicated as it sounds. The Internet connection comes into the house and is connected to the modem. If you have a wireless modem then the Internet can be reached through a wireless card if each computer has one. If you want a computer network that is more secure and is not affected by interference between the computer and the modem then attaching each computer with cat5e network cable streamlines the Internet to each computer. You can hook up as many computers as your modem can hold.
Older computer networks had cat5 cables but these cables have been advanced to the new cat5e cables, both work the same but cat5e network cable is faster and more durable. This long lasting cables give a good clear connection at a reasonable price. The even newer Cat6 cables give a faster connection but upgrading the cables will not increase the speed without upgrading the system. So the best network connection on the market right now is the cat5e cables. They come with plugs at both ends. One end plugs into the modem the second plugs into the computer giving a direct connection to that computer.
This cat5e network cable can be purchased at any of the office supply stores, Wal-mart, or Internet supply stores. Most network installers run the wire and then put plugs on each end so that the length of the network cable is the exact length needed to connect that computer. …Read More